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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,191
Posted By Elmar
Easy way to protect your WP site from hackers

I was shocked today when I checked my login stats. There were hundreds and hundreds failed login attempts. I believe these were all attempts to brute force the password on my blog.

Here are two...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Elmar
Re: I want to be open for business tonight, advice, opinions please.

I have gone through the same when I was starting out. It took me 3 years to get over what is called paralysis of choice. Its when you have so many options to move forward to you dont know which one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By Elmar
Re: Tips for high Optin'rate (?)

BTW your starting off in a really difficult niche. I had at least 4 different lists in different niches before I even dabbled in IM.

Good Luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By Elmar
Re: Tips for high Optin'rate (?)

I get optin rates as high as 60 - 65 %. But dont expect the same when you start.

1st I dont use PLR or other crap. I make all my bribes or hire professionals (not writers) from the respective...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Elmar
Re: Best Paid Advertising Method To Get Sign Ups To A Website?

If its a social network the best place to get people is from other social networks.

Try Facebook ads, just remember to have your ads targeted to keep costs down.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Elmar
Re: Paid Traffic - Where is the best place to learn it?

Choose one, any one and master it. They are all different. No one place to learn all. And no one will teach as good as experience. And stories about people loosing a lot are just that stories. All...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Elmar
Re: Promoting clickbank offers

Norim,

If you are new to this then linking directly to the sales page will be better for you. Driving traffic to a sqeeze page and capturing emails is more lucrative yet it requires a certain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Elmar
Re: Link Cloaking Tools You Must Have!

On my site I use Go Codes Plugin. Its Free. I only use it to hide my aff links from google. I know they dont like it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Elmar
Re: Website Video

Do you know where you want to host them ? Easiest would be to put them up on youtube and embed in your site.

You can also self host but its not recommended unless you have a ast dedicated server....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By Elmar
Re: Ryan Lees' Expo

Cosmo Slider from Cosmo Themes.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th April 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,412
Posted By Elmar
Re: I'm so happy today!

Congrats. I am glad you had a positive experience with Google. Very few of us are graced with such experience.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Elmar
Re: How The F#@^ Do I Do This??

The only theme that I have seen with this option is Profits Theme. It allows creating a squeeze page and showing it only to the first time visitors. Once the cookie is set it will not appear unless...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Elmar
Re: Which Is Better Practice...?

Attachments from people you don't know freak people out.

Large attachments raise red flags with spam filters.

Avoid attachments and send a link to a hidden WP page or better yet a stand alone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,671
Posted By Elmar
Re: I'm a Newbie looking to avoid making mistakes - Please help?

$875 - Not worth it.

Now I must say I have never seen their training but you can find a ton of free info here on this forum. Granted the info is not sequenced and its not a step by step training....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Elmar
Re: Is Anyone Else Having A Slow Sales Month...

Wow, you're already in April 2012 ? You must be living in Australia ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By Elmar
Re: How to Raise The Conversion Rate in Clickbank?

Best way to increase conversions is to find out why they are not buying.

Is your site about loosing weight through exercise and the offer is loosing weight through diet ? Then there is a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By Elmar
Re: Where To download high converting squeeze page

If your using wordpress look at my signature. It's a squeeze page Ryan Deiss used to get over 80% conversions. I made it for wordpress since he was not sharing it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 23,078
Posted By Elmar
Re: What is the ideal pixel size for facebook cover photo? (timeline)

Yes the cover photo is the only photo that should not have a CTA or Discounts or any other commercial messages. Everything else is fine.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Elmar
How to make money from your list with NO experience.

Let me share with you how I applied what I have learned working at a 5 Star Hotel in Beverly Hills to finally start properly monetizing my list as well as receiving praise from my subscribers.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By Elmar
Re: Masking affiliate links in blogger? {Newbie}

Why put in work and build something up so it can be taken away from you any moment ?

Learn Wordpress (self hosted NOT wordpress.com) and get a domain. This way you will get valuable experience as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By Elmar
Re: I read a very disturbing blog post about the future of Internet marketing

Things are always changing. Some people were crying foul when auto boxes were outlawed, then mass faxes, do not call list, SPAM act. It's just a nature of business.

When hosts start cracking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Elmar
Re: Do you run Facebook PPC ads?

You are right FB ads get burned out in about a week max two. What I do is every other week I change the image (besides split testing). Also pause the ads for a few weeks or a month.

It takes a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By Elmar
Re: Squeeze Page Redirect to...?

If its a double optin then they get redirected to a page saying the link to the download has been emailed to them. Once they click the link in the email they get redirected to the download/OTO page....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Elmar
Re: Squeeze Page Business Model Question

Building a residual income through SEO is a bad idea unless its a supplemental income and your ok loosing it any moment.

You are leaving your business model in google's hands and its not safe. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Elmar
Re: Customizing optin form

Aweber can do it but for more sophisticated forms you will have to use your own or have someone build them for you. Aweber allows pretty good customization but not to advanced.

Also you can use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Elmar
Re: Please Review My Hack-Job of a Website

change "Reach us 24/7 ...." text from green to bright yellow so it pops more.

Also come back here once you replaced the images since they play a crucial role.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By Elmar
Re: Outsourcing List Building

Never tried it and never will. The most high income activities in your business must be done yourself.

I know I can build a list and would never sell my services for less than 4-5 figures....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Elmar
Re: What to put on my email subscription form?

A potential subscriber might think "What does exclusive help mean?" You never want that in your subscribers mind.

Instead try

Sign up to discover how to increase traffic, leads and customers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By Elmar
Re: List building niches?

Write a report on "10 Healing Foods that prevent inflammation" (the cause of most ailments).
Put up a squeeze page with good copy offering the report. Drive banner ad traffic to the squeeze page. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th March 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Elmar
Re: How does mediocre a site with 0 backlinks get !st place in Google?

Try different sources for backlinks. You may find that they have thousands and thousands of backlinks that your tool is not picking up.

Try ahrefs.com
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By Elmar
Re: Do you think people will buy ebook on Football(Soccer)?

If your teaching "How to get your son to play soccer to get accepted in to the major leage football clubs by the age of 17" it will sell like hot cakes all over the world.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Elmar
Re: How to properly time sequence auto responders

Every day for at least 7 days. Your subscribers need to get used to your name and opening your emails.

The Guru's have a week or two space between their videos when they are doing a product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,742
Posted By Elmar
Re: IM Newbie and Confused

People dont value what they get for free. In our society price tag indicates value. If you want to succeed in IM buy a $4999 coaching program and you will follow through. Buy a $37 ebook and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 911
Posted By Elmar
Re: How to get best conversions from MY email list?

1. HTML templates hurt deliverability rates (not much)
2. They distract a person from your message / copy
3. Most Gmail users have images set to off, so when they see your email it has bunch of...
Forum: Website Design 29th February 2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,566
Posted By Elmar
Re: Please Review my website

It looks very clean and nice.
The only thing I would change is the background on the "visit portfolio" button so it pops more. Maybe yellow ? Most people coming to the web designeres site want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Elmar
Re: Importance of Email List?

First you need to understand what a list is.
It is an asset. It is an ability to directly communicate to a group of people at will bypassing the advertising costs. You need to know:

Who they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,487
Posted By Elmar
Re: Im so frustrated, im doing too many things at once!

We all have been there. The only way to stop is self discipline. Unsubscribe from others lists and stop going on WF unless you need specific info for your current project.

Sometimes you need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Elmar
Re: A brief but good List building lesson I learnt this weekend

Buyers will always respond better because they have financial investment with you. I buyer subscriber is equal to 5-7 freebie subscribers.
Best way to separate the buyers from freebie seekers is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Elmar
Re: GOT IT! - Getting the email from Amazon

I forgot to mention you can capture emails before they purchase then its fine. You can do that on your site with an optin form in a sidebar or a popup. In this case you might have some people on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Elmar
Re: How to come up with new niche ideas

Looks like great info.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By Elmar
Re: Where the big money is?

Sports that require heavy investmentd in to equipment. e.g.
Kite-surfing: startup cost over $3000
Golf
Scuba Diving
Deep Sea Fishing
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Elmar
Re: Investing some tools.....

The best way is to hire proven writers to write original content. At the end of the day auto content is always going to be spun or auto generated. These methods are out dated.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By Elmar
Re: Building a list and selling a product with the bare minimum?

If you are really really good or have a mentor who has done that in the same niche yes.
It could even be 1 page only.
1. You capture emails on a squeese page
2. Send the gifts over the email
3....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,684
Posted By Elmar
Re: What are the best free tools for Internet Marketing?

1. Google Keyword Tool
2. Ahrefs.com
3. Google Website Optimizer
4. techsmith.com/jing.html
5. bubbl.us
6. Free Squeeze page in my signature :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Elmar
Re: Honest Opinion Needed - Niche Market - Need Advice

A few things here:

The landing page is too busy.

Purchase link is buried in a sea of other links.

No powerful headline.

If your demographics is over 30 then the font is too small
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By Elmar
Re: Free resources for Amazon?

Forgot to mention
Youtube product review videos with your cloacked affiliate link to amazon.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By Elmar
Re: Free resources for Amazon?

Facebook fan page notes.
You can write a product review note with images pointing to amazon through your affiliate link. Notes for low competition keywords get indexed pretty well. You can get a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By Elmar
Re: Promote the Forum and WSO's

Yes, there is an affiliate program.
Sign up at
warriorplus.com
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,232
Posted By Elmar
Re: Please critique these 3 headlines...

Number 2 draws me in the most. very powerful.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Elmar
Is this THE issue that's preventing your IM success ?

The only problem that is preventing me from expanding and multiplying my business is lack of focus which manifests as slow speed of implementation.

Do you have issues with multitasking, switching...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Elmar
Re: Me v Signature Spammer

I would not touch that project with a 40 foot pole. You dont want to pick up a project 2-3 days before his site gets de-indexed because of all the spammy links. Guess who is he going to demand...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By Elmar
Re: How to build an email list?

Place the optin box above the fold in your sidebar as well as at the bottom of every post/page (right where the text ends). If your using Wordpress it should be easily done, there are a few plugins...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Elmar
Re: How much do you make per month from your list?

In regards to your idea, why dont you just try it ?

Driving traffic depends on what niche your in.
If its a report on facebook games then FB ads will be good.
If its a recipe book then goodle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,414
Posted By Elmar
Re: Absolutely complete newb to internet marketing.

Anything by Chris Farrel is great for total beginners.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Elmar
Re: Video Screenshot Software?!

Camstudio - free
Jing project under 5 min - free
Jing project over 5min - 14.95/year
Camtasia - $200


Of course Camtasia is the best but Jing is also pretty good. Very easy to use and draw...
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